Daily Archives: 30 July 2013

From The Abbey, To The Farthest Boundaries

One evening at last week’s retreat, one of the monks opened up the side chapels in the basement of the abbey church for the retreatants to tour. Community artists contributed crucifixes and images of saints for many of the side rooms … Continue reading

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Lumen Fidei 25

Consider contemporary culture. Is this diagnosis accurate? 25. Today more than ever, we need to be reminded of this bond between faith and truth, given the crisis of truth in our age. In contemporary culture, we often tend to consider … Continue reading

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“No Life Is Destroyed”

My colleague Fr Richmond‘s homily from this past weekend. His reflection on Genesis 18 was far superior to my written one.

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A New Tone

I hadn’t surfed the Patheos conglomerate much the past few months. But when I returned, I did run across token Catholic progressive Max Lindenman’s piece “Darn Tootin’ Pope Francis Is A Liberal.” Given the amount of punditry expended on those … Continue reading

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Pass the Coin

The BBC picks up on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s efforts to reach out online. This see was the origin of that “original hipster” campaign if you recall. What do you think? Just another fad? Or have our sister and brother Catholics … Continue reading

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Ecclesia de Eucharistia 56

The reflection on Mary continues. In section 56, a look at the events of the Paschal Mystery: 56. Mary, throughout her life at Christ’s side and not only on Calvary, made her own the sacrificial dimension of the Eucharist. When she brought … Continue reading

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